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Thermal image of a koala hugging the cool lower limb of a tree, illustrating a posture typically observed during hot weather. Image credit: Natalie J. Briscoe et al.

Study Says Australia’s Koalas Hug Tree Can Keep Cool

 According to the latest study hosted by Dr Michael Kearney from the University of Melbourne’s Department of Zoology, Koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) choose to take rest against cooler tree trunks to manage heat wave events, which can greatly affect koala populations In Australia. As Prof Andrew Krockenberger from James Cook University, the […]

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